'Mycetes ursinus' [Brown howler monkey] William Home Lizars
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'Mycetes ursinus' [Brown howler monkey]
Zoological study of a brown howler Alouatta guariba native to South America. The animal is shown in profile, sitting on a tree branch and eating the fruit of the "Inga vera" [Inga edulis, the ice-cream bean or guaba]. Plate 19 from The natural history of monkeys, by Sir William Jardine (Edinburgh, 1833) The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol.1. Referred to in the text as "The Araguato". The plate is inscribed: "PLATE 19. MYCETES URSINUS. Lizars sc."
Original: etching. 1833
- Image reference: RS-10188
- The Royal Society
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